Post Tagged with: "Providence"

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council Members Launch COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program

City of Providence allocates $7 million of Rescue Plan funding for small business microgrants From The Office Of Mayor Jorge Elorza: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (ward 7), Council Finance Chair Jo-Ann Ryan (ward 5), and the Providence City Council today launched the City of[Read More…]

by October 18, 2021

Mayor Elorza Announces 9 Organizations Selected to Provide Year-Round Youth Jobs As Part Of Anti-Violence Investments

Investments in programming will provide professional development and mentorship opportunities for Providence youth Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), and the City’s Office of Economic Opportunity today announced that nine providers have been selected to provide year-long youth jobs as part of the City’s expansion of the[Read More…]

by September 28, 2021

Manton Ave & Sayles Street Families March Against Police Brutality, Demand Release Of The Third Youth & An End To Police Attacks on their Families

Last night, Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE), organized, alongside other community groups and organizers, a speak out and march, led by the Sayles Street and Manton Ave families whose children were brutally assaulted by police this summer. The Action commenced at the intersection of Manton & Salmon Streets[Read More…]

by September 17, 2021

Providence Mayor Elorza Announces Joseph DiPina to Serve as Chief of Operations

DiPina Currently Serves as Assistant Superintendent of Administration for PPSD Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced Joseph DiPina will serve as the Chief of Operations for the City of Providence, starting September 20, 2021. “During his time with the Providence Public School District, Joe has worked tirelessly to improve systems[Read More…]

by August 23, 2021

City Of Providence Announces Adjustments To Trash Pickup Schedule

  Due to inclement weather, trash and recycling pick-up will be delayed one day. Residents whose usual garbage collection day is Monday (8/23) will have their trash and recycling picked up on Tuesday (8/24). The one-day trash and recycling delay will continue throughout the week. Residents should leave trash and[Read More…]

by August 22, 2021

PVDFest Downtown Celebration Cancelled!

Amid rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Rhode Island, major downtown festival cancelled The City of Providence and Founding Partner FirstWorks today announced that due to the rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, the September 25-26, 2021 major downtown celebration for PVDFest, Providence’s signature arts festival, which typically sees over 100,000 people in[Read More…]

by August 20, 2021

City of Providence Announces Mask Mandate in Municipal Buildings

City of Providence Employees Required to be Fully Vaccinated by October 1 Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that beginning Tuesday, August 17, all members of the public, including city staff and visitors, will be required to use a face mask in all municipal buildings. Additionally, City of Providence employees[Read More…]

by August 17, 2021

Groove is in the Heart – Of Providence: PVDFest Music Happenings Heat up August

  Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding partner FirstWorks today announced details for PVDFest Summer Happenings in August, serving up an unmatched lineup of free music and artistic events throughout the summer. PVDFest Summer Happenings, part of Providence’s signature arts festival, continue citywide and culminate in[Read More…]

by August 5, 2021

Joint Statement from Governor McKee, RI Department of Education, Providence Teachers Union, Providence Public School District on Tentative Contract Agreement

Reporter’s Note: Actual detail on the Proposed Teacher’s Contract will not be released until the Teacher’s Union has had a chance to disseminate …. The following is a joint statement from Governor Dan McKee, Rhode Island Department of Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, Providence Teachers Union President Maribeth Calabro, and Providence[Read More…]

by July 20, 2021

ACLU Calls On Providence Officials To Address Dubious Attempt To Oust Homeless From Wilson Street Encampment

  The ACLU of Rhode Island has called on Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Commissioner of Public Safety Steven Paré to address the “actions and constitutionally suspect procedural shortcuts” that it took last week in an attempt to oust the people living in a homeless encampment on Wilson Street in[Read More…]

by June 17, 2021